South County / Panoche

San Benito County Cattlewomen hold annual Mooooooovie Night

The San Benito County CattleWomen’s Association held their 2nd Annual Moooooovie Night on March 28, 2018 at Premiere Cinemas in Hollister.

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Annual Pedro Party participants playing cards at Tres Pinos Hall. Photo courtesy Cheri Holiday.

San Benito County Cattlewomen hold annual Pedro Party

San Benito County CattleWomen hosted their annual February Pedro Party at the Tres Pinos Church Hall.

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Bear Valley Schoolhouse today. Photo courtesy Timothy Babalis.

Pinnacles plans to preserve schoolhouse traditions

Pinnacles National Park purchases Bear Valley Schoolhouse to preserve it's historical significance and support community traditions.

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A group of kids dwell over a baby lamb from the Paicines Ranch. Photo courtesy Blaire Strohn.

Kids get the farm day experience

Bolado Park host annual San Benito County Farm Day to teach third graders about agriculture.

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UPDATED: Weather Service freeze warning starting Monday night

Freezing temperatures are expected in Hollister and inland areas of San Benito County Monday Feb. 19 and Tuesday Feb. 20

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Alba Coast Winery is in San Benito County and has a history of premium winemaking.

Alba Coast Winery is Dawning a New Name in Paicines

Alba Coast Winery located in Paicines provides Delicato with an additional four million cases of growth capacity.

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View of Bear Gulch Reservoir

Pinnacles seeks local youth for paid weekend positions

Pinnacles National Park is seeking local youth interns of ages 18 - 35 for a paid position on weekends/holidays this Spring!

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Calling Community Members to bring Bath Tubs

Calling all community members to bring Bath Tubs!

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Pain at the pump...will the new tax survive the 2018 repeal vote?

Statewide Office Candidates Are Coming to Hollister

With gas tax hikes being recent history, California voters are only months away from a possible repeal. Meet the candidates face-to-face to learn their visions California’s future.

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Photo courtesy Valley Fever Center for Excellence, Californian research

Increase in reported valley fever cases locally and statewide

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has announced an increase in the number of new valley fever cases. Three cases occurred in San Benito County.

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Photo provided by Pinnacles National Park

Pinnacles National Park seeks new interns and Ranger Corps members

Pinnacles National Park is hiring youth for a Trails Internship, a Habitat Restoration Internship, and Ranger Corps positions.

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Kinship office is now located in the Ross Building, 345 5th St. in Hollister. Google Photos

Kinship Center Opens New Office for Foster and Adoptive training and support

Kinship has opened up an office in downtown Hollister. Families can now get the training and support to become a foster or adoptive family, locally.

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World Series of Team Roping Finale is held at SouthPoint Hotel and Casino. in Las Vegas, Nevada

Roping in Las Vegas is a family affair

Blane Strohn, from Paicines, traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada last week to compete in the #10 Yeti World Series of Team Roping Finale.

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Dr. Armstrong, an Obstetrician-Gynecologist in Hollister

Philanthropy with a medical perspective

Keynote speaker Dr. Ralph Armstrong shared his perspective as a local physician on the importance of giving back where you live during National Philanthropy Day dinner celebration.

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The Panoche Inn: Not just a bar and restaurant, but a community center

Located in South County, the Panoche Inn is a popular destination for locals and people driving through the Panoche Valley

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Walking San Benito: Griswold Hills

This is the sixteenth in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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Jim Gillio with daughter Alison and wife Tricia. (Photo courtesy Jim Gillio)

Hollister Councilman Gillio announces candidacy for Supervisor Dist. 4

If elected, Gillio would represent District 4, which covers a vast area from Cielo Vista in Hollister all the way to the outlying communities of New Idria and Bitterwater.

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South County Cal-SOAP College Fairs to be hosted by San Benito and Gilroy high schools

13th annual fairs will be held Oct. 26 at SBHS in Hollister -- students of all ages are invited, along with their parents

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Soccer at Veteran's Memorial Park. Photo by Jim Ostdick

Walking San Benito: Hollister Parks Loop I

This is the eleventh in a series of articles in which local adventurer Jim Ostdick will introduce readers to the many walking opportunities throughout San Benito County.

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Youth Alliance honors community change makers

The annual Change Makers Gala will feature a cocktail reception, dinner, dancing, live auction, and music as Belen Andrade, Tom Breen and Patricia Mondragon are honored

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